Full-time Teacher

Trust Children's Center is a high quality, children's center born out of the belief in work-life balance and the importance of our children. Trust Children's Center's curriculum incorporates Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) and the philosophies of the Outdoor Classroom into natural children's play. The Trust Children's Center is a self-run, day care center sponsored by Trust Automation. Employees of the Trust Children's Center are employed by Trust Automation, a fast-growing company in San Luis Obispo which designs, builds and supports control and power management systems.

Trust Automation is an equal opportunity employer and committed to attracting, hiring, developing, and retaining a skilled, productive, and diverse workforce, personnel with competencies and experience related to the regional and State population. Every employee has an “at-will” relationship with Trust Automation. This means that employment with Trust Automation is at the mutual consent of the employer and the employee and is subject to termination by either party at will, with or without cause or advance notice.

Job Summary

The teacher position will care and educate children from 6 weeks to 5 years old. The position requires the incumbent to be energetic, motivated by team success and able to adapt to new processes and procedures quickly while providing high quality care to children. A passion for educating children, while being adaptable as you work within a team teacher environment is required.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Under general supervision of Program Director, assume responsibility for planning and implementing a quality program for young children, ages 6 weeks-5 years old.
  • Able to work as a team with other teachers in a multi-age setting.
  • Willing and able to fill in any responsibilities needed with other age groups, when situations arise.
  • Able to maintain a clean and organized classroom; follows philosophies of The Outdoor Classroom Project and Reggio based learning.
  • Sets up classroom environments following the ITERS/ECERS; with bi-monthly environment changes to areas such as literacy area, science, blocks, art, dramatic play, manipulatives, etc.
  • Expected to attend a morning staff meeting and/or training once per month. And an evening team meeting once per month.
  • Observe and evaluate children's performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.
  • Meet with parents and guardians to discuss their children's progress and needs, determine their goals for their children, and suggest ways that they can promote learning and development.
  • Able to use computer programs such as Word, OneDrive, basic digital photography, iPad apps and other employer software.

Position Requirements

  • 12+ units of Child Development/Early Childhood Studies.
  • 3+ units of Infant/Toddler Care.
  • CPR/First Aide certified (including fifteen hours of Health and Safety Training).
  • At least 1 year of experience in a licensed childcare program.
  • Experience with Outdoor Classroom Project preferred.

Physical Requirements

  • Hearing and speaking to exchange information in person, on the telephone or virtually.
  • Dexterity of hands, fingers, and wrist to operate a computer keyboard, calculator, or assemble/manufacture intricate items.
  • Seeing to read a variety of materials.
  • Sitting or standing for extended period of time.
  • Physical agility to lift 50 pounds to shoulder height. Any items that weigh more than 50 pounds will require two or more people or a lifting device to move.
  • Physical agility to lift, carry, push, or pull objects.

Pay/Salary information

Pay scale for this position - $18 to 21 hourly

things you will love about trust automation:

  • Competitive and comprehensive total benefits package
  • Access to free snacks, drinks and coffee at our café!
  • Fully paid employee health, dental, vision and life insurance
  • Paid time off (10 days), paid sick days (5 days), and paid holidays (11 holidays)
  • Profit sharing, 401k retirement plan with employer contribution
  • Free company swag throughout the year!
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Continuous learning culture
  • Opportunities for paid Professional Development including out of town trips to conferences. Travel expenses including meals and hotel fully paid.

This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder')

Trust Children's Center and Trust Automation are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We participate in E-Verify to confirm eligibility to work in the United States

To Apply:

Follow the link to Trust Automation's Careers Page and apply under the Preschool Teacher- Full Time title.

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